SHIFT Thursdays At Cervantes’ In April

SHIFT Thursdays At Cervantes’ In April

If you can believe it, the month of April is already here! Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom is going to keep Denver dancing with four brand new editions of SHIFT Thursdays. This weekly event is held in either room of the venue, The Ballroom or the Other Side. Throughout the month, Cervantes’ will bring in different types of electronic acts for attendees to get groovy too.

Tickets for SHIFT Thursdays range from $10 to $20. These lively installments are quite unique, with vendors and live painters scattered throughout the venue on most nights. The combination of cheap drinks, friendly staff and patrons, and amazing music is sure to have you hungry for more.

Keep reading to learn about who’s heading to SHIFT Thursdays this month!

April 7th

Orchard Lounge (Ballroom)

Orchard Lounge is kicking off April’s SHIFT Thursdays with an open to close set in The Ballroom. This trio was formed in Chicago back in the year 2001. Since then, they’ve worked to craft their experimental, sophisticated sound.

Oddio.Files Takeover (Other Side)

On The Other Side, Oddio.Files is putting on a stacked takeover. Denver native, phLO, will be headlining the night with his underground hip-hop bass music. Other artists that will be performing include Mr. Truman, Cap’n Swivler, and Foxy Dope. Special visuals will be crafted by mega.pixel.

April 14th

Nitecap (Ballroom)

Get ready for Nitecap. This massive funk-filled night in The Ballroom will feature members from three different well-known groups: Sunsquabi, Lettuce, and Recess! The complete list of artists performing includes Josh Fairman (SunSquabi), Adam Deitch (Lettuce), Ian Gilley (Recess), Chris Karns, Drew Birch (Recess), Lazy Syrup Orchestra, Collidoscope, and Louie Letdown.

April 21st

Axel Thesleff and Josh Teed (Other Side)

Axel Thesleff and Josh Teed will be co-headlining this edition of SHIFT Thursdays. This show is going to be crazy cool. Axel Thesleff is based in Finland and incorporates different live instruments into his set, including a keytar, drum pad, and midi mallet. He’s even toured with Beats Antique. Josh Teed also incorporates live music in his set in the form of violin. Also on the lineup are Lowcation and Blossomn.

April 28th

Au5 and Chime (Other Side)

To conclude the month, Au5 and Chime will be filling The Other Side with upbeat melodic bass. These two co-headliners have been producing music for quite a while, developing their signature sounds. Presented by Amplitude Presents, there are a few other artists on the lineup. Attendees can look forward to hearing music from Dekai and Xuinn as well.

If you are yet to experience SHIFT Thursdays, we highly recommend that you check out one of these shows this month! A wide variety of electronic sub-genres will be featured, so there’s something for everyone. Plus, it’s always well worth it to check out some new artists you may have not heard of before.

Want to get access to sweet stuff including show announcements, free tickets, and ticket contests? Join the SHIFTfam Facebook Group here!

Photos by Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom (Facebook, Website), Ethan Klement

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Krushendo is back with Melodic remix of ILLENIUM’s “Story of My Life”

Krushendo is back with another amazing melodic remix this time for ILLENIUM’s SKIO contest of his tune with Seuco and Trippie Redd entitled,”Story of My Life”. He headlines Cervantes Otherside in Denver, CO on March 3rd, 2022 with Prismatic, NGHT OWL, Jakattak, and DocFunk.

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Want to help him win? Head over to the SKIO contest and listen there! Comments, likes, and streams will help Krushendo get a better ranking in the voting.

Exact Steps to Vote:
1.) Go to SKIO website & Register
2.) Check email to confirm
3.) Go to Story of My Life contest
4.) Find Krushendo’s Rekrush
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Hometown Hero Krushendo Announces SHIFT Thursday Cervantes Otherside

Krushendo Opening for Getter at Boulder Theatre. Photo by Huck Film

Krushendo is a Denver based dubstep producer that has been making waves in the community for 5 years now that we have been following. Today he announced his largest headliner to date at the famous Cervantes Otherside in Denver, CO on March 3rd with Prismatic, NGHT ØWL, DocFunk, & Jakattack. DocFunk and Jakattack are both from the quickly growing Denver based label Make wavs bring electic bass to the list of heavy hitters.

Prismatic has recently released with Subsidia Records and put out a huge EP with legend Au5 on Disciple Records. He has collabs with acts including Au5, Skybreak, Lizzy Jane and more.

Come join Party Guru in getting down with Krushendo, Prismatic, NGHT OWL, DocFunk, & JakAttack. Presented by SHIFT Thursdays, River Beats, Make Wavs, Krushendo, and Longevity Productions.

Tickets for this show are just $10 Early Bird online!
Limited to the first 50 purchases, then tickets move to $15/20/25 leading up to the day of show.

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Krushendo opening for Champagne Drip on 10/14. Photo by Huck FIlm

Krushendo recently put out his last release of the year with a melodic dubstep endeavor entitled Dreamworks VIP after chain huge releases including remixes for William Black, MiTiS, Bandlez, and CloZee. He has opened Colorado shows with Getter, Champagne Drip, and Shlump in 2021 as well as selling out headliners in Colorado at The Aggie on 5/22, at Your Moms House in Denver on 6/12 & 6/13 and then again in Steamboat Springs on 11/06.

Krushendo is geared to be a break out artist in 2022!

Checkout his most recent releases here!

Newest Original, Dreamworks VIP, listen in his Monthly Playlist!

Bandlez Remix

CloZee Remix

MiTiS Remix

Kyle Walker Is Bringing His Hot House Music Back To The Mile High City

“Give It Up” For Kyle Walker

In Denver, Colorado, there is never a shortage of live music. Beautiful venues are scattered throughout the city, allowing for a plethora of shows to take place all throughout the year. In fact, you can find at least one show happening almost every night of the week.

SHIFT Thursdays is a weekly event that takes place at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom. On Thursday, December 16th, SHIFT Thursdays is bringing Kyle Walker to the stage. This California-based producer and DJ has been releasing music since 2015, but gained widespread recognition in 2016 after winning Insomniac’s Discovery Project with his original track titled “Claude VonDeeper“. Since then, Kyle Walker has worked to develop his unique sounding house music through copious releases. In fact, his music has even been picked up by various labels. His tune “Bricks” was released via Jauz‘s Bite This! and “Movement” via Steve Aoki‘s Dim Mak.

Want to get a better feel for Kyle Walker‘s vibe-filled, energy-packed house music? Check out his most recent release, “Give It Up“, with Max Styler below.

SHIFTing Into Thursdays with Kyle

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom is an impressive venue that has been open since January of 2003. The venue is made up of two rooms: Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom and Cervantes’ Other Side. Furthermore, separate events can be held in each room on the same night, or doors can be opened to connect the two rooms which allows for attendees to have free roam and choose which stage where they want to spend time. The Ballroom has a capacity of around 1,000, while the Other Side has a capacity of 450.

The last time Kyle Walker was in Denver was this past June for 128’s Oasis Event Series. Clearly, the Mile High City couldn’t get enough, and he’s bringing his signature turtleneck back for more. Also on the lineup for the night are Nasser Baker and Equalizor.

Contest Alert!

What better way to experience Kyle Walker’s set than partying with your crew in VIP? Kyle Walker is giving one squad the chance to win big for his upcoming Denver show. Five tickets to the show, a private VIP table, a bottle of liquor and mixers, beer, seltzers, and snacks could be yours!

Head to Kyle Walker’s Instagram to enter to win, or click here. All you have to do is tag four of your friends in the comments.

SHIFT Thursdays: The Other Side

Additionally, there will be music at the Other Side. 5 AM Trio ft. Zone Drums & Tygris, Pluto Era, Gaddy, and Wasabi Jackson will all be providing plenty of funk-filled music throughout the night.

And Now We Wait…

They say that patience is a virtue, but we’re already twiddling our thumbs waiting for this show. Whether you choose to get down to some house music with Kyle Walker in the Ballroom or get funky with 5AM Trio at The Other Side, you really can’t go wrong. SHIFT Thursdays continues to bring amazing acts to Cervantes’ Masterpiece, and we can’t wait for December 16th.

Want to get the inside scoop on SHIFT Thursdays, get free tickets, and have a shot at winning 6 months worth of tickets for you and a friend to all SHIFT events? Join the SHIFTfam Facebook group here.

For tickets to SHIFT Thursdays with Kyle Walker, click here!

For tickets to SHIFT Thursdays with 5AM Trio, click here!

Remember, as of December 1st Cervantes’ Masterpiece and Cervantes’ Other Side are requiring proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 for entry into the venue. Negative tests will no longer be accepted. According to the venue’s website, “acceptable documentation includes a physical copy of the COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, digital copies obtained through verified health applications, and photocopies of the vaccination card. The name on the vaccination card must match the name on the attendee’s ID.”

Photos by Cervantes’ Masterpiece, Kyle Walker, Party Guru Productions

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Lespecial, Sqwerv, 3420, and DJ Mongo Coming To Cervantes This Thursday

Shift Thursday’s – Cervantes Brings The Heat

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom is a music venue located in downtown Denver. Since its grand opening in 2003, they have hosted many artists including Pretty Lights, STS9, Warren Haynes, and more. The venue is a true treat to all Denver music fans, and remains of of the most beloved venues in Colorado. Cervantes consists of the main ballroom area, and is connected to its smaller venue counterpart called The Other Side. Many shows are held simultaneously, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy both sides of the venue. New to Cervantes is Shift Thursday’s, which are new music events which occur each Thursday of the week.

In the last year or so, Cervantes introduced SHIFT Thursdays. These events focus on various sub-genres of electronic music. Some of the artists who have graced the stages at these weekly events include INZO, Supertask, Russ Liquid, Sully, The Crystal Method, and more! The venue has a capacity of 900 for the main ballroom at 500 for the Other Side. The venue will be operating at full capacity this Thursday.

The Lineup This Thursday

This Thursday, December 2nd, concertgoers are in for a treat. lespecial, Sqwerv, 3420, and DJ Mongo will be slaying the main ballroom stage. The headliner lespecial is a trio and hails from Boston. Their music consists of what they call “aggressive death-funk dance”. They perform very energetic live sets. Back in October, they released their official music video for their single Repeater.” We certainly hope this electro-beat song is played on Thursday. Next, Sqwerv is a band which consists of four members. They are sure to have you dancing and grooving with their psychedelic soundscapes and melodious pop choruses. Be sure to buy your tickets soon. This will be a show with great vibes all around! Click here to buy your tickets. 

Proof of Vaccination and More

Cervantes requires proof of full vaccination, 14 days from the last dose. Additionally, negative test results will not be accepted. Be sure to have your vaccination card ready to be checked at the front door. Lastly, we can’t wait for this Thursday, and to see what other grand talent Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom will be bringing to Shift Thursdays! 

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